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universities



  • When University Leaders Fail

    by François Furstenberg

    A university governed by long timelines and long-term thinking grows conservatively and cautiously and prepares itself prudently for potential crises. If you turn a university into a giant corporation, on the other hand, it will rise and fall with the business cycle.



  • Not the Same University

    Missouri Western cuts 30 percent of the faculty, along with programs in history, political science, sociology, economics, music and more.



  • Canaries in a ‘Toxic Mine’

    Professors at Ohio U say tenure-track faculty cuts can't simply be blamed on COVID-19, but rather long-term financial mismanagement.



  • What If Colleges Don’t Reopen Until 2021?

    "John Thelin, a University of Kentucky professor and the author of the definitive 'History of American Higher Education,' told me that he’s never seen anything like the dual crisis colleges are facing right now."



  • Use What You Know: Online Teaching Tools

    by Kevin Gannon

    Many historians have already been doing this kind of teaching online, so there might not be the need for you to re-discover fire.

  • At Universities, Too, the Rich Grow Richer

    by Lawrence S. Wittner

    Ohio State University president E. Gordon Gee at the annual meeting of the American Council on Education in March 2013.Although many Americans believe their universities are places where administrators and faculty members coexist on a fairly equal basis, the reality is that this is far from the case.According to recent surveys by the Chronicle of Higher Education, thirty-five private university presidents and four public university presidents topped $1 million in total earnings during the 2011-2012 fiscal year.